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Update to the Missing Person From Johnson County in Indiana

Date of News Release: 08/12/2008

(Columbia, KY) - On August 11 around 1600 hours the Monroe County Sheriffs Dept. located a 2003 white Ford F350 pickup approximately 9 miles east of Tompkinsville off of Ky Hwy 100. The vehicle was determined to belong toAn image of George R. Brown George R. Brown of Trafalgar, Indiana who was reported missing on June 15, 2008. Mr. Brown was not located with his vehicle. He is a 67 year old white male, 6'0" tall, 225 lbs., blue eyes and brown eyes and has a history of diabetes and high blood pressure. He was last seen in Indiana and was reported to have been traveling to the Lake Cumberland area.

Investigators are attempting to locate Mr. Brown. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact Detective B.J. Burton with the Kentucky State Police, POST 15 in Columbia, KY at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or 270-384-4796.

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Date of News Release: 08/12/2008

(Columbia, KY) - On Monday, June 23, 2008, the Johnson County Sheriff's Office began a missing person's investigation after the victim's family reported him missing. George R. Brown of Trafalgar, Indiana was last seen in Indianapolis on June 15, 2008 and family members and friends have not seen George Brown or his vehicle since that time. George Brown was last known to be driving a diesel, White, 2003 Ford, F350, 4-Door One-Ton truck, Indiana license plate # 1298 (Similar to photo to the right)An image of a truck similar to George Brown truck. The truck also has a white camper shell with no windows in it and an aluminum colored lift door on the back which would have a "Howco Cap Sales" tag on the bottom left corner of the lift door.

George R. Brown of Trafalgar is a 67 year old male who suffers from Diabetes and High Blood Pressure. He is 6'00" tall, weighs 225 lbs, has Blue eyes and Brown hair. George Brown was last seen in Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, June 15, 2008 and witnesses reported that he was possibly going to be traveling to Lake Cumberland in Kentucky within the next few days.

Investigators are trying to locate this man and are asking the public for their assistance in locating George Brown or his 2003 Ford, F350, 4-Door truck. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Investigations Division at the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Indiana at (317) 346- 4615 or Sheriff's Dispatch Indiana at (317) 736-5155.

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